Search Canmore


PastMap is an interactive mapping service which offers a single point of entry into five major databases covering the built environment in Scotland.

Using PastMap you can:

  • Search for information on over 260,000 architectural, archaeological, industrial and maritime sites throughout Scotland using Canmore, the RCAHMS database of Scotland’s Places
  • Obtain listing information on more than 46,000 buildings throughout Scotland which have been granted listed building protection by Historic Scotland
  • Access details on the 8,000 Ancient Monuments in Scotland whose importance has been recognised by being granted ‘Scheduled Ancient Monument’ status by Historic Scotland.
  • Investigate Historic Environment Records prepared by the 17 Local Authorities throughout Scotland who currently participate in recording the historic environment at a local level
  • Discover details of gardens or designed landscapes throughout Scotland which have received recognition and a degree of protection through the planning system from Historic Scotland